Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Business Law

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Cengage Learning, Apr 9, 2009 - Business & Economics - 600 pages
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As authoritative and accurate as it is a pleasure to read, this latest addition to the Beatty/Samuelson series of texts is explicitly written from the ground up to address the specific needs of a one-term business law course. It effectively provides both comprehensive breadth of topical coverage and a cost-effective, manageable format for courses lasting just a single semester or quarter. INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW, Third Edition presents the full range of business law topics in a series of fast-paced, brief digestible chapters, making the book accessible to a wide range of students. To further support reader-friendliness, this author team's unique hallmark writing style makes the law content engaging and clear to students. The book's innovative story-telling pedagogy, fascinating cases, and business applications are sure to create student interest.
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Contents

Contracts
127
Agency and Employment Law
261
Business Organizations
325
Property and Consumer Law
391
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
67
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
79
Glossary
80
Table of Cases
98
Index
101
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Jeffrey F. Beatty was a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise included constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.

Professor Samuelson is a tenured full professor in the Business Policy and Law Department of the School of Management at Boston University where she has been awarded the Broderick Prize in recognition of outstanding teaching accomplishments. She teaches both law and ethics to undergraduates, graduate students, and executives. Professor Samuelson's research has focused on securities law and the management of lawyers (in both law firms and corporations). Her articles have appeared in the Boston University Law Review, the Ohio State Law Journal and the Sloan Management Review, among others. She earned both an A.B. and J.D. degree at Harvard University has practiced law in the corporate department of the law firm of Choate, Hall, and Stewart.

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